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objectless

[ ob-jikt-lis, -jekt- ]
/ ˈɒb dʒɪkt lɪs, -dʒɛkt- /
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adjective
not directed toward any goal; purposeless; aimless.
having no object: an objectless preposition.
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Origin of objectless

First recorded in 1795–1805; object + -less

OTHER WORDS FROM objectless

ob·ject·less·ly, adverbob·ject·less·ness, noun
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